Board of Health

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Mission: The Board is responsible for abating or removing all conditions found by it to be detrimental to the public health. These conditions include those that the spread of infectious or contagious disease and/or any other nuisance (as determined by law) deemed prejudiced to the public health.

Meetings:  1st Tuesday of every other Month begining in February @ 4:00 PM, Penn Room

Liaison:  Council Staff, 610-655-6205

Bill No. 36-96, November 12, 1996 (Administrative Code and 53 PA C.S. 37301 and 37302 5 members, City residents, 1 member from the health field (preference to a physician),
Bill No. 39-2004 amendment to add 2 alternate members,
Bill No. 39-2006 Re-establishing membership qualifications,
Amended Bill 58, August 23, 2010 to include removal process

Term:  At the first appointment Council shall designate one (1) of the members to serve for one (1) year, one (1) for two (2) years, one (1) for three years, one (1) for four (4) years and one (1) for five (5) years, from January 1, 2006 and thereafter one (1) member of the said board shall be appointed annually to serve for term of five (5) years from January 1 succeeding his appointment

Council5 Members5 Year Term 
 Date AppointedDate ReappointedTerm Expiration
John Dethoff2/13/2012 12/31/2017
James Wong7/10/20063/12/201212/31/2016
Kathy Schorn3/11/2013 12/31/2018
Robert Hospidor2/11/2013 12/31/2018
JoAnna Seidel3/11/2013 12/31/2018


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